by Nan Thomas

MYcroSchool Gainesville and SIATech GAinesville staff take a break from letting the community know about their charter high schools.On Saturday, September 27, MYcroSchool and SIATech Gainesville charter high schools joined forces at the 13th Annual Downtown Latino Festival in Gainesville, Florida.

On hand from MYcroSchool were math teacher Alex Madriz and English teacher Nan Thomas. Representing SIATech were English Assistant Patsy Dennis, English Teacher Ciera Hudleston, and Emma Lewis (ESE Specialist & Student Services Coordinator).

Participation in the festival offered both schools a chance to meet students and families in the community. The event offered festival goers traditional and modern Latin music, as well as ethnic cuisine.